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JAMA. 1948;137(5):476-480. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890390054016.
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State Medical Election.—  At the annual meeting of the Arkansas Medical Society in Little Rock, April 15-17, Dr. Pearlie W. Lutterloh, Jonesboro, was installed as president. Dr. Euclid M. Smith, Hot Springs, was chosen president elect, and Dr. William R. Brooksher, Fort Smith, was reelected secretary. The society voted to hold its 1949 convention in Hot Springs.


International College of Surgeons.—  The Southern California Chapter of the International College of Surgeons met May 10 at the University Club of Los Angeles. Papers presented were on the following topics: Dr. F.E. Cooper, "Surgery of Pancreatic Cysts," and Dr. J. Stein, "Malignant Tumors of the Breast."

Seven Year Grant for Research.  The Rockefeller Foundation has granted the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, $100,000 annually for seven years for research in biology and chemistry as it relates to poliomyelitis and cancer. The institute's research in this field is concentrated on problems


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